Cell Processors - Just incase you didn't read this article

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Postby Gerry » 02/05/05, 1:58 am

<a href="http://news.com.com/PlayStation%203%20Cell%20chip%20aims%20high/2100-1041_3-5563803.html?part=rss&tag=5563803&subj=news.1041.20" target="blank">http://news.com.com/blah/blah/and/more%20blah</a>

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*wide eyed* Hmmm, seeing is believing.

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I could be wrong... but aren't there a lot of other, ligit, uses for accessing the memory of another app?
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Postby JohnT » 09/26/07, 3:02 am

I could be wrong... but aren't there a lot of other, ligit, uses for accessing the memory of another app?

Yea like where are my car keys??? (left-half accessing right-half) :shock:
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Postby Don » 09/26/07, 1:13 pm

Gerry your back!
Welcome back old pal!
Long time no see!
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Postby JohnT » 09/26/07, 10:56 pm

U-m-m-m .......date of post :roll:
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